exposure vs pic what difference

what is difference between exposure and pic

English

Etymology

expose +‎ -ure

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪkˈspoʊʒɚ/

Noun

exposure (countable and uncountable, plural exposures)

  1. (uncountable) The condition of being exposed, uncovered, or unprotected.
  2. (uncountable) Lack of protection from weather or the elements.
    • 1993, Paul Chadwick, The Ugly Boy, Dark Horse Books
      As all of you know, a great tragedy occurred yesterday. Arthur Harcourt died of exposure sometimes in the morning in the woods off Mount Tom Road.
  3. The act of exposing something, such as a scandal.
  4. (countable, uncountable) That part which is facing or exposed to something, e.g. the sun, weather, sky, or a view.
  5. (photography) An instance of taking a photograph.
  6. (photography) The piece of film exposed to light.
  7. (photography) Details of the time and f-number used.
  8. (horticulture) The amount of sun, wind etc. experienced by a particular site.

Derived terms

Translations



English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Etymology 1

Clipping of picture

Noun

pic (plural pics or pix)

  1. (informal) A picture, especially a photographic image.
  2. (informal) A movie.

Etymology 2

Noun

pic (plural pics)

  1. A Turkish cloth measure, varying from 18 to 28 inches.

Anagrams

  • CIP, CPI, ICP, IPC, P.C.I., PCI, cpi

Albanian

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian pizzo.

Noun

pic m (indefinite plural pica, definite singular pici, definite plural picat)

  1. (nonstandard) tip, top, end

Derived terms

References


Catalan

Etymology

From picar.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈpik/
  • Rhymes: -ik

Noun

pic m (plural pics)

  1. pickaxe
  2. peak (of a mountain)
  3. peak (moment of maximum intensity)
  4. knock, strike, blow
  5. prick, sting
  6. (typography) dot, bullet
  7. (Mallorca) time (occasion)

Synonyms

  • (peak): cim, pica
  • (strike): cop
  • (occasion): vegada
  • (dot, prick): punt

Further reading

  • “pic” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pik/

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin *piccus, from Latin pīcus.

Noun

pic m (plural pics)

  1. woodpecker
  2. pick (tool)

Derived terms

  • pic à glace
  • pic tridactyle
  • pic vert, pivert

See also

  • piquer

Etymology 2

Probably from Spanish pico.

Noun

pic m (plural pics)

  1. peak, summit
Derived terms

Further reading

  • “pic” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Irish

Etymology

Middle Irish pic, picc, from Latin pix.

Noun

pic f (genitive singular pice)

  1. pitch, tar

Declension

Mutation

Further reading

  • “pic” in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Middle English

Verb

pic

  1. Alternative form of piken

Old English

Etymology

From Latin pix.

Noun

piċ n

  1. pitch

Alternative forms

  • pic

Declension

Derived terms

  • piċen
  • piċian

Descendants

  • Middle English: pik, pikk, pike, pikke, pich, piche, picche
    • English: pitch
      • Galician: piche
      • Portuguese: piche
    • Scots: pick
    • Middle Irish: pic, picc
      • Irish: pic

References

  • Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898), “piċ”, in An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Old French

Alternative forms

  • pik

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *piccus (sharp point)

Noun

pic m (oblique plural pis, nominative singular pis, nominative plural pic)

  1. a sharp point or spike.

Descendants

  • Middle French: pic
    • French: pic

Polabian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *peťь.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pit͡s/

Noun

pic f

  1. furnace, oven

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʲit͡s/

Noun

pic m inan

  1. (colloquial) fib, hoax, lie
    Synonyms: blaga, oszustwo

Declension

Derived terms

  • (verb) picować
  • (nouns) picownik

Further reading

  • pic in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • pic in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology

Probably onomatopoetic.

Noun

pic n (plural picuri)

  1. a drop (of water)

Derived terms

  • pica
  • picur
  • picura
  • picătură

Adverb

pic

  1. little (not much)

Synonyms

  • oleacă (colloquial)
  • nițel (colloquial)
  • țâră (colloquial)

Usage notes

  • When used as an adverb (in the sense of “little”/”small amount”), pic is always preceded by un, similar to Italian/Spanish un poco, or French un peu.

See also

  • puțin

Scottish Gaelic

Alternative forms

  • pìc

Etymology

Borrowed from English pike

Noun

pic f (plural picean)

  1. pike, spear
  2. pickaxe

Derived terms

  • pic-catha

Further reading

  • MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911), “pic”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Stirling, →ISBN, page pic

Slovene

Noun

píc

  1. genitive plural of pica

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